American Journal of Health Research

Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023

  • Common Risk Factors for Non-communicable Diseases in 30 Subjects Aged over 35 in the City of Lubumbashi in the DRC

    André Ngombe Kaseba, Désiré Mashinda Kulimba, Muse Kikuswe Eleuthere, Odile Nyota Nsenga, Augustin Mutombo Mulangu, Nowa Mutangala, Nathalie Nseya, Jean-claude Tshimanga Mukadi, Eric Mukomena Sompwe

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 68-76
    Received: Jun. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 28, 2022
    Published: May 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Promoting and protecting health is essential to human well-being and to sustainable economic and social development. This was recognized more than 30 years ago by the signatories of the Alma Ata Declaration, who stated that Health for All would contribute to a better quality of life as well as peace and security in the global scale. Education, hous... Show More
  • Prevalence and Determinants of Prescribed Drug Use Among Pregnant Women at Public Health Center in Wolkite Town, Southern Ethiopia

    Bereket Zeleke, Zebene Mekonnen, Meskele Bireda, Melaku Yitbarek

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 77-83
    Received: Mar. 30, 2023
    Accepted: May 10, 2023
    Published: May 25, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Incautious utilization of drugs by pregnant women for therapeutic reasons may result in severe functional and structural damages in the developing fetus. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and associated factors of prescribed drug use among pregnant women at public health center in Gurage Zone, Southern Ethiopia... Show More
  • Research Progress on Apoptosis Inhibitory Protein Survivin and Its Application in Digestive Tract Tumors

    Zhang Shuli, Hou Jianzhang, Li Hongyan, Hou Zhenjiang, Zhang Fengqiao

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 84-94
    Received: Apr. 19, 2023
    Accepted: May 30, 2023
    Published: Jun. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: The occurrence and development of tumor are closely related to the imbalance of apoptosis and proliferation regulation. Survivin is a newly discovered member of the apoptosis inhibitory protein (IAP) family with a unique structure. It is widely expressed in embryonic and developmental fetal tissues, with low or no expression in normal terminal diff... Show More